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Iran's Culture Wars and Dual Society Syndrome
2nd annual Prince Dr Sabbar Farman lecture in cooperation with the International Institute of Social History (IISG) and the...
Event: Iran and the Russian Revolution in Archive and Storytelling
Time: 16:00What: The 1917 Russian Revolution is frequently looked at from a Western perspective. Hundred years after the...
Fifth International Conference on Iran’s Economy (2018)
The International Iranian Economic Association (IIEA) is pleased to announce its fifth conference on Iran’s Economy to be held at...
Lecture: Iran and its four fronts: Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Yemen
 7th Annual Sadiqhi lecture. By Ziad MajedThe US invasion of Iraq in 2003 modified the political configuration in the Levant,...
Sadiqe Dowlatabadi Tour door het IISG
T/m 8 maart is de tentoonstelling Iran's Woman's Movement. On the Archive of Sadiqw Dowlatabadi te zien in Framer Framed,...
Sadiqe Dowlatabadi archives in exposition
In Framer Framed an exhibition on Sadiqe Dowlatabadi, 'Iran’s Women’s Movement: On the Archive of Sadiqe Dowlatabadi', is on...
Iran: from the railroad to nuclear power. Imperial constraints on Iranian development
1st annual Prince Dr Sabbar Farman lecture in cooperation with the International Institute of Social History (IISG)Juan Cole,...
An afternoon with Sadiqe Dowlatabadi
An Afternoon with Sadiqe DowlatabadiFeminist Movement in the Twentieth-Century IranInternational Institute of Social History (...
International Workshop on the Comparative Social Histories of Labour in the Oil Industry
Following the earlier organized workshops and conferences on the comparative social histories of labour in the oil industry, the...
Touraj Atabaki President International Society Iranian Studies
IISH Senior Researcher Touraj Atabaki has been elected as the President of the International Society of Iranian Studies (2014-...
Berelian Collection on Social and Political History of Iran
Dr Siagzar Berelian recently donated a rich collection of archive and library materials regarding the social and political...
Persian Oil
In 1908 the first oil in the Middle East was discovered in in southwest Persia, after which the Anglo-Persian (later Anglo-...
Peyman Jafari receives Fulbright Scholarship
IISH PhD fellow Peyman Jafari has received the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to conduct part of his research at the Middle...
Iran Preparing for the "Undeniable Victory"
The invasion of Iran by the Iraqi army in 1980 was the start of a nine-year war between the two countries. It took the Khomeini...
Azerbaijan, a Part of Iran
At least 50,000 Iranian migrants, mostly Persian speakers from Azerbaijan and Turkish speakers from Northern Iran, lived in Baku...
Iranian Women's Movement
On 30 May 1926, the congress of the International Alliance for Women's Suffrage met. For the first time a representative from...
Teheran Students Demonstrate for Political Freedom
In 1999 students in Tehran launched a campaign for political freedom. At first this centred on freedom of press, as the...
Lecture: Women In and After the Arab Uprisings
In 2012, for the Third Sadighi Annual Lecture, Dr Laleh Khalili of the University of London is invited. The title of Dr Khalili’s...
Labour in the Iranian Oil Industry
As the world's most important source of energy, the Middle East has emerged as the key to the stability of global economy. With...
Iraq-Iran War (1980-1988)
The IISH has received a collection of documents on the eight years' war between Iraq and Iran (1980-1988). This interesting and...
Kar
Organ-e markezi Sazman-e Charikha-ye Feda'i-ye Khalq-e IranThe first issue of Kar as the Central Organ of Sazman-e Charikha-ye...
Khandaniha Magazine
The International Institute of Social History has received a complete range of Khandaniha, a Persian-language magazine published...
Social and Political Developments in Iran 1941-1946
At the outbreak of World War II, Iran declared its neutrality. However, when the German armed forces invaded the Soviet Union in...
Sédighé Dolatabadi Collection
Sédighé Dolatabadi (Sadiqeh Dowlatabadi), daughter of Haj Mirza Hadi Dolatabadi was one of the vanguards of the women's movement...
Cheshmandaz Yearbook collection
The International Institute for Social History has received a collection of letters from Iranian researchers, writers, and poets...
Persia from a Western Perspective
The Academy library has several interesting studies about Persia, especially seventeenth and eighteenth-century historiographies...
Sadighi Research Fund
The Dr Sadiqi Research Fund was established with generous support from the Centre for Iranian Documentation and Research (CIDR)...
Afghan Migrant Labourers in Iran
Since the late 1960s, the flourishing economy of Iran had been attracting many Afghan labourers. Following the political...
Labour in the Iranian Oil Industry
The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) awarded a grant of € 530.000 to launch a grand project on the social...
Amir Houshang Keshavarz
In recognition of his rich, pioneering and long-term academic contributions to the field of Iranian research and studies and his...
Iranian collections transferred to IISH
In December 2005, the collections of the Centre for Iranian Documentation and Research (CIDR) in Paris were moved to the IISH....
Qajar Persia (Iran)
11th Conference on Qajar Studies and Inauguration of the Qajar Documentation Centre at the International Institute of Social...
Social History of Labour in the Iranian Oil Industry (1908 - 2008)
A Social History of Labour in the Iranian Oil Industry is a research project at the International Institute of Social History (...
Social Positioning and Every Day Life in Qajar Persia
In rethinking the Qajar period (1781-1925), Nasser ed-Din Shah's reign (1848-1896) could be seen as a pivotal point in the study...
Authoritarian Modernization in Turkey and Iran
The Triumphs and Travails of Authoritarian Modernisation in Turkey and IranTwentieth-Century History from Below  The practice of...
Twentieth Century Iran: History from Below
Abstracts of papers presented during the conference: 1. Memoirs from the Left in IranErvand Abrahamian (City University of New...
Historiography and Political Culture in 20th Century Iran
In the course of its history, Iran has experienced many eventful epochs. The last century was far from exceptional in this...
Collecting the bloody summer of 2009 in Iran
The IISH has started an extensive project to document the tumultuous presidential elections in Iran in June 2009.Thousands of...
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